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Woman's bathing suit in two parts

White halter top with ties behind the neck, reinforced at with wires at top of bust, flares out at waist; labeled "Le Maillot Guepiere / Marcel Rochas - Paris." White swimsuit bottom with elastic at waist and legs.


February 7, 2011, purchased by Frederic A. Sharf at Palm Beach Vintage, West Palm Beach, FL; gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

French, 1930s


(Bathing suit) Center back: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.) (Bottom) Center back: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton; wire


Textiles and Fashion Arts